Number 200

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[Calendar]  The last year of the 2nd century.

[EECS]  200(W, KW or MW) is one of standard numerical values for resistors (of tolerance class 5%). 200pF (picofarads) is one of standard numerical values for capacitors.

[Education]  The lowest possible GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Verbal score and Quantitative score, on the scale 200-800, with 10-point increments.

[Game]  Jigsaw puzzles are typically comprised of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 750, 1000, 1500 or 2000 interlocking pieces.

[Game]  In the popular TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”, a contestant has to answer correctly 15 questions to step up the fixed prizes in U.S.\$: 100, 200, 300, 500, 1000, to 2000, 4000, 8000, 16,000, 32,000, to 64,000, 125,000, 250,000, 500,000 and the maximum amount is at least \$1,000,000, with 3 lifelines: polling the audience, calling a friend and narrowing to “50:50” answers. The guaranteed middle prizes can be \$1000 or \$32,000

[Game]  In the popular TV game show “Deal or No Deal”, a contestant has the choices of one of 26 suitcases of the prizes U.S. \$0.01, 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 750, 1000, 5000, 10,000, 25,000, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000, 200,000, 300,000, 400,000, 500,000, 750,000 and the maximum amount is at least \$1,000,000 (in a typical show).

[Math.]  A half revolution, a straight angle (or a semicircle) is 180o = p radians = 200 grads (grades). (Units for angle measurements).

[Math.]  111132–2002 = 11313×10913 = 123,458,769 and the digit-reversals of all of the above numbers have the same property: 311112–2002 = 31311×30911 = 967,854,321. (References [19])

[Measure]  A metric carat or carat (unit of mass for precious stones) is equal to 200 milligrams, exactly. 1 point = 1/100 carat = 2 milligrams. (Value adopted in 1907).

[Movie]  Name of TV show/series or movie: “200 Cigarettes”.

[Sport]  The standard ranges of swimming/tracking competitions (meters): 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1500. Also, for tracking: 2000, 3000, 5000 and 10000.

[Sport]  The size of an ice hockey rink: 200 feet long & 85 feet wide (or 61 meters long and 25.9 meters wide). Olympic sized rinks are of 100 feet wide.

[Tech.]  The light sensitivity (speed) of most commercially popular camera films: ISO 100-200-400-800.

[Tech.]  Automobile Tire’s Speed Rating

 Tire Rating L M N P Q R S Max. Speed (mph) Max. Speed (kph) 75 120 81 130 87 140 93 150 100 160 106 170 112 180 Tire Rating T U H V W Y Max. Speed (mph) Max. Speed (kph) 118 190 124 200 130 210 149 240 168 270 186 300

[Phone]   An NANPA/U.S. telephone area code reserves for service access. (NANPA: North American Numbering Plan Administration).

[Sport]  The size of an ice hockey rink: 200 feet long & 85 feet wide (or 61 meters long and 25.9 meters wide).

[Geology]  The number of islands of Hong Kong: 200+.